Fred Waitzkin

Fred Waitzkin

New York City–based Fred Waitzkin is the author of Searching for Bobby Fischer, Mortal Games, and The Last Marlin. His first novel, The Dream Merchant, will be published in 2012 by St. Martin’s Press.


Fishing Poles

Trolling at Twilight

At a time when the Atlantic’s population of big-game fish has been detonated by commercial harvesting, does it make sense to strap into a fighting chair and make like Hemingway? Maybe not. But the...